WRAL's Greg Fishel

“(W)rap on Race” Town Hall with Greg Fishel held at NC Museum of Natural Sciences, August 31

August 22, 2017

(RALEIGH, N.C.) — Forty years after anthropologist Margaret Mead and author James Baldwin met to have a “Rap on Race,” WRAL Chief Meteorologist Greg Fishel and the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences bring their conversation into the 21st century. In “(W)rap on Race: Where Do We Go from Here?” guest speakers will reflect on… Read More >

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We’re gonna need a bigger theater … “Jaws” comes to Museum, August 25

August 18, 2017

(RALEIGH, N.C.) — Didn’t get enough Shark Week? Still ticked you tuned in to watch Michael Phelps “race” a great white? You can still satisfy your shark cravings when the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences shows the original “Jaws” on the big screen, Final Friday, August 25, 5:30-9 p.m. Plus, you can explore the… Read More >

Members of the research team approach Ecology Glacier on Livingston Island. Photo: Jon Moore

Islands are evolutionary cradle for Antarctica marine life

July 28, 2017

RALEIGH, N.C. — The largely barren islands reaching north from Antarctica are actually the birthplace of many modern species of marine life — and perhaps will be the first place impacted by invading species that accompany climate change, according to a study by researchers at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences and Yale University…. Read More >

Ladyhawke (1985)

Museum shows “Ladyhawke,” a Final Friday magical mystery adventure

July 26, 2017

(RALEIGH, N.C.) — Enter the medieval fantasy world of knights, castles and well-trained hawks as the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences explores the 1985 film “Ladyhawke” on Final Friday, July 28, 5:30-9 p.m. “Ladyhawke” (PG-13) stars Matthew Broderick as petty thief Philippe “The Mouse” Gaston, who escapes from prison in the medieval French city… Read More >

Red Wolf by Matt Zigler

Matt Zigler’s “Natura Technica” featured at Museum’s Nature Art Gallery in August

RALEIGH, N.C. — The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences’ Nature Art Gallery presents “Natura Technica,” a selection of paintings by Matt Zigler that delve into the natural and digital worlds, August 4–27. A Gallery reception honoring the artist will be held Saturday, August 5 from 2 to 4 p.m. Zigler is a painter, installation… Read More >